Re: [INDOLOGY] Alphabetic Contents of Bāṇa’s Kādambarī [Publication Announcement]
christian.ferstl at univie.ac.at
Fri Sep 4 13:30:02 UTC 2020
Thank you, Prof. Slaje,
for bringing this very deserving publication to our attention. However,
not the complete Sanskrit text of Bāṇa’s Kādambarī is covered by this
index, which lists lemma only up to Parab's edition (Bombay 1948) p.
237, i.e., only a part of the pūrvabhāga. This is mentioned in the
preface, but no hint of it is given in the title of the book or by the
Are there plans to publish an index of the remaining parts?
Am 30.08.2020 12:55, schrieb Walter Slaje via INDOLOGY:
> Dear Colleagues,
> I should like to bring another new publication to your attention.
> Kindly regarding,
> Walter Slaje
> Bollée, Willem: Alphabetic Contents of Bāṇa’s Kādambarī:
> Based on Gwendolyn Layne’s and David Smith's Translations (= Studia
> Indologica Universitatis Halensis, Band 17). Halle an der Saale:
> Universitätsverlag Halle-Wittenberg, 2020, 168 S., ISBN:
> 978-3-86977-221-9, EAN: 9783869772219
> In the words of David Smith, “there is no Sanskrit poet more
> interesting than Bāṇa, none more original, none greater, and his
> prose poem “Princess Kādambarī” is his supreme achievement.
> Always held in India to be the best prose poem, Bāṇa’s
> Kādambarī is a masterpiece of classical Sanskrit literature,
> unrivaled in richness and depth.
> The late Professor Willem Bollée (1927–2020) has prepared an index
> of words and notions of Bāṇa’s difficult and unique romance
> Kādambarī with a view to unclosing the wealth of cultural
> information contained in this second work of genius of Bāṇa.
> Professor Bollée has released the present edition for printing. It is
> the last monograph from his untiring pen.
> For a complete list of all the volumes in this series, see:
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